Yaroslav Trofimov

Wall Street Journal

Guest

Reporter for the Wall Street Journal, where he writes a weekly column called "Middle East Crossroads"; author of The Siege of Mecca: The 1979 Uprising at Islam's Holiest Shrine and Faith at War: A Journey on the Frontlines of Islam, from Baghdad to Timbuktu

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